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What Does Sand in Africa Have to do With Your Need for Hurricane Windows?

I was looking at some weather reports about weather across the Atlantic. You might know that most of the really bad storms in Florida originate across the Atlantic, off the coast of Africa. Those storms then cross the Atlantic, using the heat of the Atlantic to strengthen. When these storms hit the Southeast, they can [...]

By | July 21st, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on What Does Sand in Africa Have to do With Your Need for Hurricane Windows?

If You Install Hurricane Replacement Windows, You're Not Alone Any More

The hurricane replacement window and door industry is not all that old. Our primary provider, PGT Industries in Venice, Florida, was founded in 1980. After Hurricane Andrew in 1992, there was a lot more interest in hurricane-resistant windows and doors and the company expanded. But I would not exactly say that a lot of people [...]

By | July 14th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on If You Install Hurricane Replacement Windows, You're Not Alone Any More

Arthur is Our First Hurricane this Season

Yes, I like to bring your attention to our hurricane season because this is when your home and your possessions are at the greatest risk. Right now, the first hurricane of the season is pushing several feet of water onshore in North Carolina. The highly exposed outer banks will take the worst of the hit [...]

By | July 7th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Arthur is Our First Hurricane this Season

You're Getting More than Just Hurricane Windows

When you ask us to come out to your home to show you our hurricane replacement windows and then you place an order with us, you're going to get more than just a new set of windows. A lot more.To start with, you're going to get an education. When our sales people come out and [...]

By | June 27th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on You're Getting More than Just Hurricane Windows

The Many Reasons to Replace Windows

There are many reasons that homeowners start thinking about replacement windows. Behind some of these reasons lie financial considerations. There may be current financial losses, potential losses or future financial advantages to getting replacement windows.The biggest one is that a home is aging and the windows no longer function properly or they do not keep [...]

By | June 18th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on The Many Reasons to Replace Windows

Myths about the Best Way to Protect Your Windows during Hurricanes

Some people still have the idea that if a hurricane (or near-hurricane) is going by your house, you should have the windows open to reduce pressure inside your home.Other people think that if a storm is coming, you should have the windows facing the storm closed and the windows on the far side of the [...]

By | June 18th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Myths about the Best Way to Protect Your Windows during Hurricanes

Keeping Your New Replacement Windows Beautiful, Sparkling and Spot-Free

When you get those new hurricane replacement windows in your home, you may be dazzled by how clear, clean and sparkling they are! Well, that sparkle may not last forever unless they get the right care. Windows don't require a lot of attention but there are a few steps that canĀ  mean that those new [...]

By | June 9th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Keeping Your New Replacement Windows Beautiful, Sparkling and Spot-Free

Centrally Located for the Whole Florida Suncoast (and some of Central Florida as Well)

I was just looking at a map of the Tampa Bay area and noted how we are perfectly situated to serve all the counties that surround St. Petersburg where our showroom is. There are more than four million people in the counties we're licensed to serve.We hold licenses in Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties, plus Pasco [...]

By | June 9th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Centrally Located for the Whole Florida Suncoast (and some of Central Florida as Well)

Teaching People About Windows

When I go out to a customer's home, I don't expect them to know much about windows. They probably have an idea that their existing windows could be better and they are concerned about storms here in Florida. They might want greater security against intrusion. They might even have heard stories that some people's utility [...]

By | June 9th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Teaching People About Windows

When Investing in Hurricane Windows, Don't Overlook the Architectural Windows Up High

When you're looking at replacing your existing windows with hurricane-resistant windows, don't overlook the ones that are up high. Many houses have an atrium or a great room which will normally have many of these windows. All those lofty windows that let in so much wonderful light need to be protected as well as the [...]

By | June 9th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on When Investing in Hurricane Windows, Don't Overlook the Architectural Windows Up High